The Department of Materials Engineering held an awareness symposium entitled "Cyber Extortion Crimes" within the activities of the third day of the tenth cultural season on Tuesday 9/5/2023. The lectures given by three employees from the National Security in the presence of the department head, Assist. Prof. Dr. Hussein Alaa Jaber. The symposium included the types of electronic extortion and its risks, and the importance of taking care and caution in an opening vague and unknown links. At the end of the seminar, the head of the department thanked the lecturers for the valuable lecture and he distributed certificates of appreciation to the lecturers.